Powerball's third level (4+1) prize is 5 times that of Mega Millions', and even has better odds of winning. As you go down the prize tiers, however, playing Mega Millions starts to look like the better game. The statistics show that overall, you'll have more Mega Millions wins than Powerball – though realistically, not by much. We've done the math on two separate posts for both Mega Millions and Powerball odds.
The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292 million. The Mega Million odds are slightly better -- only 1 in 259 million.
The Mega Millions odds are 1 in 302.6 million. That's more than 2,000 times less likely than being killed by a lightening strike or an earthquake. The odds of winning Powerball are only slightly ...
Overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 24, ever so slightly better than Powerball’s odds of 1 in 24.87 for winning any prize. Although the lotteries don’t differ greatly in their odds of winning overall, the chance of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338, compared to Mega Millions’ 1 in 302,575,350 odds.
And the chances of winning both, for those of you thinking really big? Roughly 1 in 75 quadrillion -- that's 15 zeros -- according to data scientists at Allstate.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million, according to the lottery game, while Powerball's odds are one in 292.2 million for the top prize.
The odds of winning a Powerball drawing are 1 in 292,201,338, and the odds of winning Mega Millions are 1 in 302,575,350. Here is a list of 10 things more likely to happen to you: Here is a list ...
Image it: big fancy house, luxurious vacations, and never having to work again in your life! Yes the dream can be yours by playing and winning the lottery. But winning the lottery isn’t so easy. For a game such as the Powerball or the MegaMillions the odds of you actually winning are rougly 1 in 175 million.